Plot: Chaos;Child is set in Shibuya in 2015, 6 years after a catastrophic earthquake devasted the area. At Hikehou High School, a private academy situated in the rebuilt city, a young man named Takuru Miyashiro has founded a high school newspaper club. Together he and his friends investigate a string of murders called "The Rebirth of the New Generation of Madness".
Takuru Miyashiro (voiced by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka), a 3rd year high school student at Hekihou High School and director of the newspaper club. Takuru lost his parents 6 years ago in an earthquake, and now he lives in a camper stationed in Miyashita Park. Takuru considers himself a self-confident information broker, but his personality is a little painful to others.
Serika Onoe (voiced by Sumire Uesaka), a 2nd year student who belongs to the newspaper club. Serika is childhood friends with Takuru, and she affectionately refers to him as "Taku".
Nono Kurusu (voiced by Sarah Emi Bridcutt), the student council president of Hekihou High School and deputy-director of the newspaper club. Nono also lost her parents in the same earthquake that killed Takuru's family, and they spent time together at the same orphanage. Nono demonstrates excellent leadership skills in both sports and academics, and she is beloved by both the male and female student body.
Hinae Arimura (voiced by Suzuko Mimori), a 2nd year high school student and director of the literary club. Hinae is a trendy girl who is highly attuned to modern fads.
Hana Kazuki (voiced by Sayaka Nakaya), the only 1st year student in the newspaper club. Hana is an extremely reticent person. She rarely speaks and even then only responds in single syllables. Hana is addicted to online games, and is highly skilled at gathering and organizing information for the newspaper club.
Plot: The game was slated to take place in a Japan where the economy is in tatters and the distrust of politicians is at a record high. An idol named Kagura Mikazuki who has the support of the Japanese people steps in and establishes a new government and gives positions of government administration to idols, which results in a quick recovery for the Japanese economy. More than 20 years later, Kagura is still leading Japan's idol government, but she suddenly decides to retire from the political world. The 47 idols who serve as Diet members must now vie to become the next Prime Minister.
The current website for the franchise features a slightly different premise where idols stand up against a corrupt government as "idol Diet members," and then work to bring back the smiles of the Japanese people through song and dance. The idol Diet members belong to seven different political parties, including the Heroine Party, the SOS Party, the Subculture New Party, the Bishōjo Party, the Wakaba Party, the Starlight Party, and the Sanrai Party.
Interviews with Monster Girls (Demi-chan wa Kataritai)
Adaptation: Petosu's manga series
Plot: Monsters of legend walk among us, going by the name “demi-humans.” Ever since he's discovered the “demis,” one young man has become obsessed with them. So when he gets a job as a teacher at a high school for demi-girls, it's a dream come true! But these demis, who include a rambunctious vampire, a bashful headless girl, and a succubus, have all the problems normal teenagers have, on top of their supernatural conditions. How to handle a classroom full of them?!
Plot: an upcoming TV anime based on Ukami's comedy manga about an angel studying in the human world who becomes a video game junkie, has been updated with character profiles featuring the anime character designs for the four main heroines.
Gabriel White Tenma (voiced by Miyu Tomita), an angel who graduated at the top of her class at Angel School. Since coming to the human world, Gabriel has become fascinated with various forms of entertainment media, and has turned into a good-for-nothing slacker.
Vignette April Tsukinose (voiced by Saori Ōnishi), a serious-minded devil who is incapable of ignoring people who are in trouble. A dependable character, Vignette is always looking after Gabriel.
Satanichia McDowell Kurumizawa (voiced by Naomi Ōzora), a devil who puts on airs and aims at being a great devil, but who is really just a buffoon. Satanichia considers herself to be Gabriel's greatest rival, but Gabriel doesn't reciprocate these feelings.
Raphiel Ainsworth Shiraha (voiced by Kana Hanazawa), an angel who appears to be a paragon of virtue at first glance, but who is in fact a gigantic sadist. Raphiel has been friends with Gabriel for a long time. Raphiel alleviates her boredom by picking on Satanichia. She's also well known for having large breasts.
Chiaki Takahashi (The IDOLM@STER's Azusa Miura) as Asmodeus (representing lust)
Belphegor, voiced by Ai Kakuma (Almiria Bauduin of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans), is the demon of Sloth. She's a typical hikikomori type and considers socializing to be a pain, but enjoys anime and video games. She's attracted followers worldwide via the Internet, and could be the greatest of the demons if she just put in some effort.
Mammon, voiced by Yōko Hikasa (Sayuri in Flip Flappers), represents the sin of Greed. In order to pay off a debt left to her by her husband and to support more than half a million children, she engages in sketchy moneymaking schemes ranging from real estate speculation to medical hustles.
Beelzebub (voiced by Yui Ogura) is revered as the Queen of Gluttony in the human world. Her shy, submissive personality means that the other demons treat her as something of a pet.
Asmodeus (voiced by Chiaki Takahashi) can tempt and seduce anyone, regardless of gender. She loves to tease people to their limit and then leave them hanging -- and her favorite target is people who consider themselves "experiened" in the ways of love. All this aside, she possesses the most common sense of any of the seven demons.
Azusa Tadokoro (Trickster's Nao Nakamura) as Astaroth, Demon King of Melancholy
Shizuka Itou (Sailor Moon Crystal's Sailor Venus) as Belial, Demon King of Vainglory
Plot: Although traumatized by witnessing the murder of his parents by one of the Choushuu, Ichimura Tetsunosuke's thirst for revenge lead him to desire strength. At the age of 15, Tetsunosuke approached the Shinsengumi, wanting to become one of its members. However, Tetsunosuke lacked the skill, mind and will to emotionlessly cut down whoever threatened peace and the Shinsengumi. Even with the support of his brother Tatsunosuke and his newfound friends of the Shinsengumi, little did Tetsunosuke know the blood and pain he would have to face being part of this historical group.
Plot: (Season 1) Shimogamo Yasaburō is a tanuki who is the third son of the Shimagamo family, who lives in Kyoto, along with humans, tanuki, and tengu. One day, Yasaburō's father is eaten as a hot pot by human members of a group known as the "Friday Club". As Yasaburō takes care of his teacher, an old tengu, fights with other tanukis, and plays with a psychic human girl, Yasaburō approaches the truth about his father's death.
Adaptation: Manga by Shinya Umemura and Eiji Hashimoto
Date: January 2017
Plot: On the eve of a new era, Kyoto was in chaos. Different factions were moving at cross-purposes, and with the clash of different ideals, many were resorting to violence to enforce their views. To bring back order to the streets of Kyoto, Shinsengumi – the supposed guardians of peace – were formed. A chosen group of hot blooded youth, on a mission to save Kyoto, and to prove their worth… This is a tale of proud young Samurai mercenaries, who lived and died by the sword, in a turbulent period of political upheaval. To them, a man is defined by the way he dies.
It features the protagonist Baki Hanma's training and imaginary fights against the series' main characters (he had an imaginary fight against a giant mantis in the third installment Hanma Baki).
The OAD will be bundled with the 4,190-yen limited edition of the 14th tankobon volume of Baki-Dou to be released on December 6, 2016, and pre-orders will be accepted till October 6. Teiichi Takiguchi (Uninhabited Planet Survive!, The Garden of Sinners 4th chapter) serves as the director and character designer for Telecom Animation Film (Lupin the Third, orange).
This year's 44th issue of of Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion magazine revealed on Thursday that the new original anime DVD adaptation of Keisuke Itagaki's Baki manga will portray the "Most Evil Death Row Convicts" arc in the manga.
The arc is portrayed in the Baki manga, the second installment in the series, and features underground ring fighters in the no-rules combat environment of death row convicts. The anime will highlight five individuals from prisons around the world who "long to know defeat." The five individuals break out of their respective prisons and head to Japan.
Plot: In the story, a Japanese mecha otaku dies in a car accident and his soul is reincarnated into another world as Ernesti Echevarria. Eru inherits memories and interests from his previous life, and aims to be a pilot of a Silhouette Knight, a large humanoid weapon that really exists in his world.
Plot: As an overweight child, Makabe Masamune was mercilessly teased and bullied by one particular girl, Adagaki Aki. Determined to one day exact his revenge upon her, Makabe begins a rigorous regimen of self-improvement and personal transformation.
Years later, Masamune re-emerges as a new man. Handsome, popular, with perfect grades and good at sports, Masamune-kun transfers to Aki's school, and is unrecognizable to her. Now, Masamune-kun is ready to confront the girl who bullied him so many years ago and humiliate her at last. But will revenge be as sweet as he thought?
Plot: The alternate-world story begins with the journey of the would-be hero DX to save Marion, who has sealed a fire dragon threatening the land. DX is the heir of the lord of the town Ekariipu, and he is also potentially in the line of succession for the royal throne. He encounters Marion, a girl who dwells in the mighty tree that protects Ekariipu, and falls in love with her. However, if Marion's soul gets close to a human, that would resurrect the fire dragon she has sealed away. DX embarks on an adventure to learn the secrets to freeing Marion and vanquishing the dragon.
Series composition: Tatsuya Takahashi (And you thought there is never a girl online?)
Original illustrations: Hiro Kanzaki
Character design: Hiroyuki Oda
Animation production: A-1 Pictures
Plot: The "new sibling romantic comedy" revolves around Masamune Izumi, a light novel author in high school. Masamune's little sister is Sagiri, a shut-in girl who hasn't left her room for an entire year. She even forces her brother to make and bring her meals when she stomps the floor. Masamune wants his sister to leave her room, because the two of them are each other's only family.
Masamune's novel illustrator, penname “Ero Manga Sensei,” draws extremely perverted drawings, and is very reliable. Masamune had never met his illustrator, and figured he was just a disgusting, perverted otaku. However, the truth is revealed … that his “Ero Manga Sensei” is his own younger sister! To add to the chaos that erupts between the siblings, a beautiful, female, best-selling shōjo manga creator becomes their rival!
Plot: The story of the original Yowamushi Pedal manga centers around Sakamichi Onoda, an otaku at Sōhoku High School. He loves anime and games so much, that he would ride his commuter bicycle to and from Tokyo's Akihabara shopping district in a 90-kilometer (about 60-mile) round trip over steep slopes after school. Onoda's life changes when he encounters his school's cycling team, and he ends up joining the competitive sport of bicycle racing.
The story of the third season is set after the previous two seasons and the August 2015 film, and after the previous third-year students have graduated.